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Video Department Manager – Salt Lake City, UT

Company Summary

Power Plus Productions is a full-service event technology and production company specializing in audio, video, sound, and lighting. We also provide live streaming and creative services. We maintain a large inventory of state-of-the-art equipment and can fully supply and staff multiple arena-sized shows simultaneously out of our two locations in Vista, CA and Salt Lake City, UT.

Power Plus delivers production nationwide services to the highest standard while offering fair, affordable rates. Whether we are supplying an entire production from conception to completion or simply providing equipment and services for exhibitors and breakout rooms, our team is consistently professional.

We work hand in hand with our clients to understand their needs and expectations and help them deliver their message to event attendees in a powerful way. We are continually raising the bar and never settle for anything less than the best. We take pride in our highly experienced and knowledgeable production team and would love for you to be a part of it!

Role Description

The Video Department Manager reports directly to the Director of Operations. This position manages a team of 3 to 6 technicians to plan, prep and maintain the quality of video equipment delivered to shows around the country. Working closely with production management, other departments, and other video engineers to ensure consistent quality for every project. Selected candidate will assist/engineer shows, as necessary.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the selection and design of video equipment responding to the needs of our clients, based on budgetary guidelines, and accepted technical standards
  • Assist with creating and updating video plots
  • Coordinate project requirements with other departments, clients, and venues, including equipment, rigging, power, labor, and shipping schedules as required
  • Generate show specific equipment Pull Sheets within inventory control software (FLEX)
  • Work with Warehouse Manager and Technicians to ensure all equipment pulls, packaging and labeling are accurate and in accordance with the pull sheets
  • Unload, set up and tear down, load equipment for shows as needed
  • Direct video crews in show-site activities as required, maintaining workplace, project, and site safety
  • Follow procedures pertaining to preventative equipment loss measures
  • Maintain and service equipment as necessary, providing service logs and schedules
  • Coordinate special projects, including research and recommendations for purchase of specialty video related items for show applications
  • Maintain sufficient equipment and supplies stock to ensure the on-going needs of the production
  • Maintain a safe, organized, clean, and neat warehouse environment
  • Provide training/tutoring for staff on your department’s procedures, including equipment preparation, set-up, operation, removal, QC, troubleshooting and repair
  • Assume duties of co-workers throughout company as needed

 

Skill Requirements

  • Familiarity with video equipment
  • Computer literacy including basic networking
  • Math aptitude
  • Project management
  • Knowledge of warehouse operations
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work cooperatively with team members and other departments
  • Effective communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and be proactive
  • Experience operating a forklift and materials handling equipment
  • Planning, organization, and problem solving
  • Knowledge of Barco switching systems

 

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift, carry, move, and place up to 50 pounds as needed
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Assist with loading and unloading equipment into trucks
  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED minimum, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Three plus (3+) years of experience in video production for live events, including hands-on experience with video switchers, processing, cameras, projection, screens, and LED video walls
  • Proficient in using MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Power Point)
  • Have excellent communication and time management skills
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as CAD drawings, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and maintain a respectful and positive work environment
  • Ability to operate scissor lift and forklift preferred

 

Travel Requirements

Up to 20%

 

Salary & Benefits

  • Starting at $60,000/yr  – Full-Time
  • Paid vacation
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life insurance
  • 401k program

 

Job Location

Openings available in:

  • Salt Lake City, UT

 

Required Language

  • English

 

 

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